Whether you’re anticipating your very first pap smear (a screen for cervical cancer) or anticipating your next one, it’s important to understand how the procedure is actually performed and what you can expect. Dr. Majd reviews the pap smear procedure step-by-step by while showing the actual tools doctors use to perform this test.
If you are an employer or work in an office setting with shared space, consider sharing this video with all your employees or colleagues in order to avoid further missed work days – here are 3 simple rules to halt the spread of these horrible winter viruses that run rampant in enclosed spaces.
How can you tell if you have a cold virus or something more? Dr. Majd reviews the typical course of the common cold virus, and explains how the symptoms begin and play out through time. If you understand the typical viral course, you will know when you should see the doctor and when you should stay home. There’s no cure for the common cold virus, it is self-resolving; and prescription antibiotics work only on bacteria (not viruses). So why waste time at the doctor’s office when it’s not necessary? Check out my link below on how to best treat the symptoms of a common cold until it plays itself out.
Dr. Majd debunks the most common flu shot myths. Does it really cause you to get the flu? What if you never get sick anyway? And why doesn’t the flu shot seem to be effective?
Should you consider taking hormone replacement therapy for your hot flashes and menopausal symptoms? Dr. Majd discusses the pros and cons, according to the major landmark study called the Women’s Health Initiative (or WHI). Do the pros outweigh the cons for you? Learn the details before you review and discuss your options with your own doctor.